The data produced by the system is faulty, leading to arbitrary outcomes for teachers, alleges the lawsuit filed by the Albuquerque Federation of Teachers and others.
The 10 districts now tie teacher raises to performance measures; most offer better overall pay, too.
The suit, filed by the National Education Association's Tennessee affiliate, contends the state's teacher-evaluation system violates educators' due process and equal protection rights.
The influential alternative teacher certification group's leadership will transition this summer, with two trusted employees advancing to the top spots.
Your primer to the teacher-quality programs in the Obama administration's fiscal 2016 budget request.
The polarizing organization is facing more pushback and bad press than previously, it finds.
The AFT really, really doesn't like the feds' proposals on teacher preparation, and it wants everyone to know about it.
The union says that removing the requirements for paraprofessionals in Title I schools could harm quality.
The AFT has joined a group supporting the so-called 21st century skills, whose efforts it once opposed.
A forthcoming study from a University of Missouri team says that teacher evaluation should compare teachers and students in "equally circumstanced" schools.